a legend in (one's) own mind(redirected from a legend in one's own mind)
Like this video? Subscribe to our free daily email and get a new idiom video every day!
a legend in (one's) own mind
A person who affects or believes that they are of greater importance or notoriety than is actually the case. A humorous, ironic twist on the phrase "a legend in one's own lifetime." The assistant manager acts as if she's the only one keeping the company together. She's a regular legend in her own mind.